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Remains of Former Church of St Peter Including Tower and Porch, Frocester

Description: Remains of Former Church of St Peter Including Tower and Porch

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 132910

OS Grid Reference: SO7710503270
OS Grid Coordinates: 377105, 203270
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7277, -2.3329

Location: Peter's Street, Frocester, Gloucestershire GL10 3TH

Locality: Frocester
Local Authority: Stroud District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL10 3TH

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Listing Text

(west side)

1/116 Remains of former Church of
St Peter including tower and


Remains of former parish church. Medieval with C15 porch, tower
rebuilt 1849 by Francis Niblett. Random rubble limestone base
walls; ashlar porch with plain tile roof. Coursed rubble
limestone tower with ashlar spire. Outline of church retained in
low walls; south porch and north tower surviving. Tower: 2-stage
with narrow trefoil side windows and moulded pointed north doorway.
Projecting stair turret on west side with blocked doorway. Two-
light lancet belfry openings with stone louvres. Broach spire with
lucarnes to cardinal faces. Bold stone finial with weathercock.
Parapet gabled south porch with 4-light side windows having central
king mullion. Diagonal buttresses to front wall with plain pointed
archway. Wagon roof internally. C20 coping to cut-down church
walls. Gravel surface within . Church demolished in 1952, stone
being used to build Wycliffe College chapel in Stonehouse.
(N.M. Herbert, 'Frocester' in V.C.H. Glos. x, 1972, pp 170-178;
and D. Verey, Gloucestershire: The Vale and the Forest of Dean,

Listing NGR: SO7710503270

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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